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April 1, 2012 | Journal Article
PIER offers a new model for community health education that, in contrast to traditional mental health education, strengthens capacity for proactive engagement of key stakeholders in youth mental health.
December 1, 2009 | Journal Article
Researchers examine a large sample of national magazines over five years to determine whether the types of alcohol beverages advertised were those consumed by underage youths.
March 1, 2009 | Journal Article
The Center for Substance Abuse Treatment promotes the separation of adolescent and adult substance abuse treatment services as a benchmark for treatment quality. This report isolates organizational characteristics that determine the availability and quality of adolescent-only treatment for substance abuse.
May 1, 2012 | Journal Article
Partnerships between providers and policy-makers to boost evidence-based treatment of substance use yielded important treatment successes. This study examines the outcomes of the RWJF national initiative Advancing Recovery.
May 1, 2002 | Journal Article
The authors recommend that colleges implement programs for early identification of students with abuse and dependence problems and increase the availability of accessible treatment programs.
February 1, 2009 | Journal Article
This study investigated sociodemographic disparities in alcohol environments and their relationship with adolescent drinking.
January 1, 2011 | Journal Article
Child FIRST (Child and Family Interagency, Resource, Support, and Training) is a family intervention that fosters sensitive, responsive, and secure parent-child relationships. This article presents results from the first randomized controlled trial of Child FIRST. The trial recruited impoverished families from inner city Bridgeport, Connecticut.
April 25, 2012 | Journal Article
This study measured the relationship between VLBW infants and hospital recognition for nursing excellence (RNE), and shows RNE hospitals have significantly lower risk-adjusted rates for VLBW infants compared to non RNE hospitals.
September 1, 2009 | Journal Article
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation invests in research aimed at reducing childhood obesity. This study investigated associations between soda taxes and body mass index (BMI) in 8th, 10th, and 12th grade students in the period 1997-2006.
February 1, 2010 | Journal Article
The Youth Risk Behavior Survey reported that roughly 14.5 percent of U.S. high school students considered suicide in 2006. This study used focus groups to uncover common beliefs about teen suicide